Strategic Leadership

We know that timing is everything, but…

January 12, 2022
Here are a few great tips on timing from Mark Di Vincenzo’s book Buy Shoes on Wednesday and Tweet at 4:00.

The mesmerizing mistakes of Logan Roy

January 12, 2022
Loosely based on the Rupert Murdoch clan, HBO’s hit drama “Succession” follows the backstabbing Roy siblings as they compete for control of their father Logan’s media empire, Waystar Royco. There are a few critical leadership lessons in the series, mostly on what not to do.

Tired of workouts? Get creative

January 12, 2022
It’s often beneficial to switch up your workout routine and have a little fun. Especially if you can also indulge in some childhood nostalgia.

How ‘prediction culture’ undermines your leadership

January 12, 2022
One of the conversational habits leaders can succumb to is constant forecasting. In the book Conversation Transformation, authors Ben Benjamin, Amy Yeager and Anita Simon dissect this tendency.

Build new business with established customers

January 12, 2022
It’s natural that most salespeople spend a good deal of time pursuing new prospects. But if you limit your prospecting to potential new customers, you bypass a rich vein of potential new business: your current accounts. Here are some tips on building new business with current customers.

Dancing delicately with the media

January 12, 2022
Although the press and the public certainly won’t want to hear the “that matter is currently under review” line, it is often the safest and most honest thing you can say. But honesty will only get you so far with reporters, who may try to trip you up with the following ploys.

There’s inspiration in futility!

December 23, 2021
Author Hugh McLeod has some wisdom to share with employees who might be deterred by supposedly futile business endeavors.

Indulge the futurist in you

December 8, 2021
Ari Wallach, founder and CEO of Synthesis Corp and self-declared futurist, believes that what he calls short-termism—the inability to look much beyond our present moment—is killing us.

Change is hard because it should be

December 8, 2021
Change is difficult because it involves reprogramming our brains, writes Dr. Joe Dispenza.

Were they leadership fads… or real wisdom?

December 8, 2021
It’s easy to look back on certain business buzzwords and mock them from a distance of years. But just because a trend is no longer embraced doesn’t mean it didn’t have real worth, and perhaps still does today.